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The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Board approved proposals to a fund fare modernization initiative; the purchase of new Regional Rail cars; and a major, long-needed station renovation project.

February is the last month the paper monthly pass will be available for Caltrain. Beginning with the March pass, Caltrain monthly passes will be available only on ClipperSM, the regional fare card.

 

Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff joined U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor and other officials today in celebrating the grand opening of the new extension of the TECO Streetcar Line to Whiting Street.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released an agenda for 2011 that carries forward the work begun last year under the agency's report entitled "Making Every Dollar Count." The 2011 agenda continues ...
Iowa Interstate Railroad has increased its 2011 capital spending program to $4.5 million. The company expects to invest a total of approximately $35 million during the year. Principal components of the program include: 1. Construction of a modern diesel shop and logistics center in Home ...
WMATA's Shady Grove Metrorail station customers have full use of the station's platform again - three days early as a result of repair work that took place round-the-clock. The first phase of this state-of-good-repair project involved replacing deteriorated sections of the platform edg ...
The Federal Railroad Administration has provided a $750,000 High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program grant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to study the expansion of Amtrak's Keystone Corridor from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. Passenger trains on the Keystone Corridor currently oper ...
Amtrak President Joe Boardman participated in a roundtable discussion regarding high-speed rail in the Northeast Corridor hosted by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman U.S. Representative John Mica. Below is Boardman's statement: "It is critical for ...
California's Caltrain will be undergoing construction and maintenance January 29-February 4. San Bruno Grade Separation Project: Work on the San Bruno Grade Separation Project will take place Monday, Jan. 31 through Friday, Feb 4. This work includes continuation of the storm pipe instal ...
CSX Transportation will continue its participation in Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Climate Corps for 2011. EDF Climate Corps places top MBA students in companies to develop practical, actionable energy efficiency plans that cut costs and greenhouse gas emissions. As a r ...
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